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STATEMENT: At Builders FirstSource* Annual Meeting, Green Century Wins Majority Vote on Climate Change Proposal

Jun 15, 2022

At the Builders FirstSource annual meeting of shareholders on Tuesday, Green Century° received a majority vote of 87.6% on its shareholder proposal, which asks the company to adopt science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.

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Ambitious Environmentally Focused Shareholder Proposals Leading to Concrete Corporate Actions

Jun 9, 2022

As the spate of annual spring shareholder meetings winds down, more than twenty major corporations have committed to action on key environmental proposals championed by Green Century.°

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Lack of GHG Reduction Goals Prompts Green Century Shareholder Proposal with Builders FirstSource*

Jun 6, 2022

Builders FirstSource’s upcoming annual general meeting, on June 14th in Dallas, Texas, will include a vote on a Green Century° shareholder proposal asking the company to address its greenhouse gas emissions.

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Chevron* Exits Arctic National Wildlife Refuge After Green Century Shareholder Proposals Opposing Arctic Drilling

Jun 3, 2022

The oil and gas company informed Green Century that it had terminated its existing leases in the refuge, has no remaining stake in the Arctic, and is not pursuing any exploration projects in the region.

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STATEMENT: Green Century Reacts to Vote at UPS* on Climate Shareholder Proposal

Jun 1, 2022

At UPS’ annual meeting in May, 28% of shareholders voted in favor of a Green Century proposal asking the company to adopt science-based greenhouse gas targets.

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Amazon* Shareholders Support Green Century Plastic Packaging Proposal

Jun 1, 2022

48.9% of Amazon shareholders voted at the company’s annual meeting last Wednesday to support a Green Century° shareholder proposal urging the company to significantly reduce its use of plastic packaging.

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Vote on Green Century Proposal at Travelers* Concludes Series of Filings at Major Insurers

May 31, 2022

Shareholders voted on Green Century’s proposal on May 25th asking Travelers to address its climate risk by ceasing to underwrite new fossil fuel supply.

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Green Century Applauds Booking Holdings’* Commitment to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

May 26, 2022

Nearly a year and a half after Green Century° joined with Boston Common Asset Management to co-file a shareholder proposal urging Booking Holdings, Inc. to report on its plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, the company has more than followed through.

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Tallies Announced for Green Century Climate Proposals Votes at The Hartford* and Chubb*

May 23, 2022

Voting results are in for two Green Century° shareholder proposals filed with The Hartford and Chubb insurance companies.

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STATEMENT: Green Century Shareholder Proposal on Climate Change Wins Vote with 88.5% Approval at US Foods* Annual Meeting

May 20, 2022

At US Foods’ annual meeting on Wednesday, 88.5% of voting shareholders approved a Green Century° shareholder proposal asking the company to set science-based targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.

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